REVIEW: Why Cairokee’s Latest Offering Needs to Be on Your Playlist

REVIEW: Why Cairokee’s Latest Offering Needs to Be on Your Playlist

by Abdulhameed Afifi

  Cairokee strikes back with a new hit album, No2ta Beeda (which basically translates to A Drop of Positivity), this summer and it is, in my opinion, flawless. The album doesn’t stick to one genre as it experiments with new territories, but still maintains to keep those traditional rock tunes that Cairokee have always made […]

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

by Abdulhameed Afifi

Sometimes, all you want to do is kick back, relax, and listen to some feel-good music. Some places in Egypt offer just that; friendly atmosphere, a warm cup of coffee, and the soft tunes that will take your mind off of any stressful day.   Here are some of our favorite picks that you must […]

Cairokee Just Released a Controversial Statement About Their Newest Album

Cairokee Just Released a Controversial Statement About Their Newest Album

Egypt’s favorite band, Cairokee, just released a a controversial statement on Facebook and their fans are losing it.     The statement released was about their newest album, scheduled to be released on the 11th of July. The album is titled “No2ta Beida” (White Point).     Cairokee announced that the General Authority for the Control of […]

#CairoGigs: Jordan’s Random House Brings Neo-Sufi Music to Cairo

#CairoGigs: Jordan’s Random House Brings Neo-Sufi Music to Cairo

Classical Arabic music speaks to Jordanian musician Qais Raja in such a way that he formed a band, Random House, to blend its elements into a modernized sound that can be understood globally.   In ripped, faded jeans, flip-flops, and long dreads that curl a bit at the ends, Raja is unassuming and down-to-earth. We […]

For the Record: Let’s Obsess Over These Supergroups

For the Record: Let’s Obsess Over These Supergroups

The Smiths + The Cranberries = D.A.R.K.   D.A.R.K. is made up of The Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, The Cranberries vocalist Dolores O’Riordan and DJ Olé Koretsky. Their debut album Science Agrees comes out in May and they’ve already released the first song “Curvy”, which is a bit lighter on O’Riordan vocals than I’d hoped, […]

Calling All Musicians to the #MarsBattleoftheBands Competition

Calling All Musicians to the #MarsBattleoftheBands Competition

By Mirna Soliman

All you underground musicians out there, its time to get out of your parent’s garage! Live Nation Middle East is on the hunt to expose all the hidden talent within the UAE. With that in mind, they are launching the first-ever nationwide amateur talent search to perform at the Thirty Seconds to Mars pre-show concert through […]

Eargasm: A Little Alternative

We’re changing it up for our usual love of deep house on Friday’s or even some of our favorite pop stars tracks, and instead showing the Alternative indie band The 1975 love! Hailing from Manchester, this is the groups first studio album and it looks like they’ll be blowing up everywhere! We Said This: We […]

Future Shorts Egypt is back with the Summer Season!

Are you an explorer, adventurer and a dreamer? Well, put your shorts on because the Future Shorts Summer Season Film Festival is finally here! If you are a big fan of the arts, this is an event worth checking out. The Future Shorts Film Festival brings art, film and live music together in order to […]